THE NET-A-PORTER GROUP is a global multi-brand retailer and media group, which includes:
- NET-A-PORTER.COM, the world’s premier online luxury fashion retailer
- THEOUTNET.COM, the most fashionable fashion outlet
- · MRPORTER.COM, the online retail destination for men’s style
THE NET-A-PORTER GROUP’s media division also publishes PORTER – an independent consumer magazine powered by NET-A-PORTER. Our ambition is to be the leading destination for fashion, content and commerce. We have a team of over 2,500 people, including a tech team of 300, based across London, New York, Hong Kong and Shanghai.
Why does tech and innovation matter to THE NET-A-PORTER GROUP?
Tech sits at the heart of our business and has a big impact on who we are and how we work. Through our multi-channel platforms and media division, it helps us put the world of luxury fashion at our customers’ fingertips, wherever they may be. We build the majority of our technology in-house, which means we can be quick to bring the latest innovations to market. For career opportunities, see here.
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